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Let's celebrate in May 2021

Western Kentucky University looks forward to celebrating the outstanding achievements of the Class of 2020 and 2021!

We invite Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 graduates and their families to join us on the Hill on May 1, 2021 for Commencement activities. Spring 2020 graduates, we will celebrate with you on Saturday, May 8. Continue to view this website for the most up-to-date information for graduates and to view the Commencement schedule.

For questions about diplomas and eligibility, please contact the WKU Office of the Registrar via email at registrar@wku.edu.


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Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Graduates

May 1, 2021 Celebration

Houchens Industries - L.T. Smith Stadium


Gordon Ford College of Business

College of Health and Human Services


Potter College of Arts & Letters

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Ogden College of Science & Engineering

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Spring 2020 Graduates

May 8, 2021 Celebration

Location TBA


All Spring 2020 Graduates




While we work diligently toward Commencement, we will continue to keep the safety and wellbeing of our graduates and the Hilltopper Family at the forefront of our plans. Please join us in following our Healthy on the Hill guidelines that promote wearing face coverings while on campus. 


Countdown to Commencement 








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 Last Modified 2/22/21